The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 28, 1936 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, July 28, 1936
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*y-^.,^.i? ^sf^4; •;•.•; *>>&?>$•-•< BLYTHEV1LLE, (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS irraJEyuiB COUB irews OOOKHB '• NEWS co, FUBUSOW : --' a* It-'iSA-' ' W.HAI><tS. N»Uon»J R*pre««UUT««: IDC., Kew fork, OMcigp, OrtrcJt, St Louis, tfcUM, ZUMI City. Manphta • - Published Every Afternoon Except Entered as second claw nwtUr »t the pott offte*' at* Blythevllle, Arkansas, under »ct et ' Concnt*," October 9. 1«17. ' t Served DJ toe United prett , •', ,' ',SUBSCRIPTION RATES V/By. earner in Oie city 01 Bl>thevtn«, 16o per »j«k, "or |«50 per year. In advance. By mall, niuiui n radius or 50 mlies, 13.00 per ywu-, $160 lor six months, 75o for three montha; by mall In postal zones two to six, Inclusive, W.M per year; In rones Ecven and elfht, 110.09 per year, payable In advance. • . Highway Safely , The problem of traffic safely, according to an article in llio current issue of Fortune miiga/.mo, is one of 30 inilc-an-hour motorists driving 80 milc-an-houi' cars on 30 milo-an-hour roads. • Concluding that tlic automobile driver is "virtually hopeless as ix factor for logic and peace on the highway," the magazine declares thai the ' solution must he sought through re- building major highways. , • And the need, says Fortune; is not for wider, ^straightcr, smoother highways, but for separation of traffic lanes with dividing islands or strips, overpasses and underpasses at highway as \\U1 as railroad crossings, - denial of direct access to nbbuUing property, and accelerating and decelerating lanes for cars entering or leaving. -' All of this is contemplated only ' for main arteries carrying extremely ' heavy tiafl'ic. \ The cost would run from ?75,000 to ? 100,00,0 per mile and upward, not counting right of way. Tlieifc are few such roads in the United States at "present and there "arc not likely to be enough more of them in the early future to affect the 'motor accident loll to any great extent ,,_ In the meantime it will he necessary to slrngglc with the other factors of highway safety—the driver and the vehicle. The, modern automobile, at least jvlicn new, is not a cause ot , "accidents', when properly handled. -_• Bill from ,lhe nature of many of our ' highway accidents il is app.i'rcnt that • there are on our loads a good many f drivers who lack oven the elemental mental equipment needed for; the safe handling of an automobile, and a good many cars so deficient in braking and • lighting equipment as to bo a menace. If we can't affoid fo rebuild onr ronda •• to conform to Iho highest safety standards we should pro\ide for the , compulsory testing of cars and driv- .ers, to remove the incompetent and unsafe, and for an eflqctivc system ' of licensing diivers through which those habitually guilty of recklessness or drunkenness could soon be eliminated. Upon taking command nL Tetuan of Ihc glor- Imls find pnfnolic Spanish army, I send to nil loyal garrisons In Moiocco and Spiln my enthusiastic greetings. Spain is saved! —Gon. Francisco Franco, leader of the Spanish lUjht- ' ist rebellion. Out of Politics '^? ;," .'•',''* ••....' ^ ' . ' • ™ We think contfi'iUulilUojiH tire lluu Kloyd'Sharp, slide WPA iulmlnisli'ti-' lor, ujwn his Idler advising all ail- niinisti'ativo, supervisory anil project employes thai "no employe of the Works Progress • Administration will lose liis or her job, eillier before or' after election, because of voting for or against any candidate for any office." To the contrary, the letter continued, any 'activity which leaves the impression with the general public or wllh employes that the WPA is participating in political activities "will result in dismissal of the oll'ending parly." The administrator luis served notice that the WPA in Arkansas is part of nobody's political machine, lie can get away with it because he owes his job to Washington, not lo anyone in Arkansas. It is too h.ul that non- policy forming departmcnls of our state government cannot take an equally independent attitude. If we would make the tenure of revenue, higlTway, banking and other depait- mciilul employes dependent upon honest and efficient service, and nothing else, we would accomplish a great deal toward the elimination of machine politics in Arkansas and toward •insuring efficiency in the public service. Rural Check-Up May Help The problem of rcscltlcmcnl, involving abandonment of 1 -vast sections of land and somu small towns, helps to focus attention on Iho question of nival organization. By this is meant, county, township, and school district set-ups with their customary duplication of functions and territories, and consequent exorbitant cost to the taxpayer. Michigan, for instance, lias .found that substantial savings might be effected if numerous, thinly populated' school districts in less -productive sections of the stale were consolidated. Jlany other states face identical problems. The distribution ol population and duplication of governing agencies constitute a ical problem of rcoi'gamVation. So while we're at this settlement question, it'might, bo!. a good stroke lo examine the situation generally, in dtouth areas ami elsewhere. Sfl&SM SIDE GLANCES By George Cla*k : ' $* ./&'" ,£#$$*<''$*•<:?•':'*' , ||ite^||5l\^^ f ; #.«^»'v '"-'If fh;v\>'in ™a£*/ff\wv: 'I'll bet on him any day excppl when he's with his THIS CURIOUS WORLD S ConshL'ilnj the magnitude ot the national job ot ichef, U Is well done. Tho money spent is not, going lulo dcsliuclioii of wealth, but Is slaying safely in llils country, saving lives ; courage, v—Mi's.. Jacob nils, widow or the :. Danish-American nulhor, New York. * * * , The white flag 1ms been hoisted on the basllons of world sanclionisin. —Premier Mussolini. American labor cannot function with two contesting forces It Is lough enough to function when labor is united; it is almost impossible lo get anywhere when labor is divided. —William Green, president, American Fcrieralion of Labor. ' CINDERCCXA'S -GLASS- SLIPPERS /V\AY HAVE -BEEN THE RESULT OF AN ERROR IN TRANSLATION/ IT IS .BELIEVED ,BV SOME, THAT THEJSJJPPERS WERE OF {ERMINE), NOT r (GLASS), IM THE ORIGINAL STOR-V. * DARK" AFRICA- HAS GIVEN THE WORLD $5,000,000,000 WORTH OF GOLD, AND MORE THAN $ I,OOO.OOO,OOOj IN DIAMONDS. SELDOM MIXES ITS FLOWERS/ . IT PASSES FROM ONE PLANT TO ANOTHER, BUT USUALLV 'DOES NOT CHANGE: TO ANOTHER. 'KIND UNTIL IT yAS RETURNED TO THE HIVE WITKNECTAR- FROM THE'FfRST. . . : O 1 * 1 * "YNEASIRVICE INC Ermine, which is the Cur of: the weasel, tnkcn wlicn in the while winter stnge, wns very popular with ancient 105altj for mnkins various' nilicles of wearing' apparel.. Whether or not the word "vairc" was changed, to "verrc/' as some modem translators-, be- Hove, there is no denying the fact that ermine slippers would Jmc been n great deal more comfortable on ; Cinderella's feet. Your Baby's-Health OUT OUR WAY ^C^iF/GOOD GOSH! IF \ / WELL, T LbsT~OUR~ M^/OF^^BftDG^HE 1 ' ^£N'S LUtsiCH" MP?»H "LALLAN! HOW'CAN ^fe'/r-j, • IXwkvi '11 IP ^J^-l H \ mpj^^i^n By Williams Youth Aided Ly Family and Training, But Many Rise Despite Handicaps , I'ed« nnd iny. l%lrr'» nmnniicr take P' IIKCI.V |||:|tt; TODAY ' HIM.i:\.V llflllKlk, ;<>ulkf«l fcrftd til the : WUMCM'N Bpiirfftuear • eparlmrnl ot lli-lvi^'M »(«rt>, tfoci* UU M wcrk-cnil imrly nt <;rc«l Muunlaln J.INIKI'. 'J'ki-re hjie iiitflH It JM M «UJi« at tote lit Ami kr(M-r«n tkrai. Fctrr u»k» Hrlnia to ninrry klu, and Ike ttremonf lukrx iiliu'v, Luiei' the rron-d KO^M HWJIU- Mlnjr. yetvr mmlitH a yfcklOMN dive nnd I* nfiltiittly jjtjurfd. Macrr- Iff |jrlw«*. Mt and ilrutk, k<•«k> llrlran lit nujiiiuim kl» luir- J-fr, JOII.V CODHTXKV.- Country urrlrr* nnj a »korl lime latrr I'ettr ileu, llririm ]<-.-ir>i» ulr l« /i.ile kclr lo u larue t.lrlunc-, InvluilliiK Ifcc-Ill-nJfr.Ln d,-|)iirl»n-n( >l,>re. Skr mi-flu l.c-.,ulllu[ LK.lIl Hl.V/,n:it i,J,,i fcud fiiti-olrd lu nuirry I'eda nnd r«ill2r» l.i-nh I. ti utlflr, IKKilOll II, vt Ihi- Nlorc. JH atii- llelflin doclilfft ti ItinnntffHifnt of lite »lnr<>, .TOHV l,ASSITi:H, 1 k<-r. »»d CnurlnoV Jiv k^r nlllfj.. l,n,.ll,.i. (,,k.-» IlrlFKl In Ik,- Suii-iklnr llul, liall ^^lii-ry J.t-nh J''r:iy.l»-p and hi-r inofhi'r xnuli her. linfrr r.nuMJtcr ftrt^nUH nn eiiK/iKftiLi-nf ivHIi Ifel- ••n:i :i.i,l »h<> Ihliikn thin II iluc la thi- J.'rMjtk'rjt* liiHiti-ni-1.. llrlrnii >vork« hi(«- „„,. ,,I K hl. Il.tKVKV .IAMi:s(IX, In tlmtlir ,>f lltf tinrA\\Hre drimrlnient, iiskji uor to xc:c u muvjt.-. Kaw co o.\ WITH THI: STOUV CHAPTER XI CITTING beside Harvey Jameson M in Iho semi-darkness pf (he movie Ihealcr, Helena could not help thinking how difYerait his attitude was from that of the Fra- zicrs and their friends. "He's honest . . .and veal," she thought, wholly unconcerned with the story unfolding on the screen. She was startled from her thoughts as Harvey Jameson said. "Well, how'd you like il?" "Why . . ." To her. surprise, The vi-lufe was emlcd. The lights in 'itio ;"t!c theater gone up, and the velvet curtain had swung across Iho screen to mark the brief intermission Ivforc the next showing of the film.* -Why, ii was awfully good!" When they emerged from the motion picture theater the principal street of Iho loWn was almost deserted. . . "I suppose," Harvey Jameson ventured, as if reading her thoughts, "that you find our lillle town pretty quiet." "Thai's lo its advantage, isn't it?" Helena said. "Well," Jameson confessed, "I sort of like il. I've been in the bigger cities,. and : some of my friends have; gone there to live. Bui I think We have just as much fun and happiness—and maybe on a lot less money." He looked down at her solicitously. "But we do have taxis: I imagine you're fired after such a long day at the I EVER GET ANV ffr¥-i l 'T '" ' J W OUT OF LIRE fifkWS \ WITH HIM? WHERE'S m^v^^^^ IN MV LIFE"? ,/'"" RUINED OUR CLOTHES, LOST OUR CAPS AN' CAMERA, AM' MFAPIV LOST OUR LK/ES ^ THATOUGHTA GIVE VOU SUMPIN' TO CRAB ABOUT PER, A LONG TIME: BY I)K. -HOKHSS FISHBEIN rtitor; .Journal of Ihc American Medical Associnlion, and of Itygcia, the Hc.illh SIngazine : Men nnd \vomcn who have be- ccmc great are found, in gcn- oml. to have had purcnts above the avcr«-ic in quality. In most cases, they also have had superior advantages In their youtli. Tills fact, determined by a study of the lives of 300 noted men anil women, should discredit to some extent the common belief that great men are more likely:, to I conic ' from poor families, where they are without opportunity, than from wealthy families where they have every chance of improvement. Indeed, actual, studies show that the son of: an eminent otTicial, a general in the army, a president of Ihe United Stales, or a great philosopher and teacher, has a boiler chance to become great than Ihc son of a toiler In the field's. Nevertheless, as .everybody knows, not all children of famous people allain distinction. A • fav- oraWc . ancestry helps, but Ihcrc arc records of Innumerable Instances of-people who were able to rise far beyond their ancestry . t v * John Bunyan, author of "pilgrim's Progress." was the son of a linker. The father of Carlyle. author of "The French Rev- cliillon." was a mason. The greai philosopher Kant was the son.6 a strapmaker. and trie father of the celebrMefi British navtjitof Capt, James Cook, was a common day laborer. There occasionally arc people who insist that it Is possible to take children of average anceslr; and train them for leadership Announcements Tho Conner nras Has been an thorized to make Formal an nouncemcnt or the lollowing can dldatcs for public office, subjec to the Democratic primary ncx August 11: For Representative In Congress ZALB. HARRISON For Prosecuting Attorney O. T. WARD" ;••'.•' • BRUCE IVY ' DENVER I,. DUDLEY MARCUS .FIBTZ- For County Jndge VIRGIL GREENE S. L. OLADISH NEILL REED For Sheriff and ColtKtw HALE JACKSON JOE S. DILLAHUNTY For County Treasurer ROLAND GREEN Fer Clrrail Court Clerk HUGH CRAIQ For Rc-Elecllon for • 2nd Term For Counly Court Clerk MISS CAREY WOODBURN !\>r re-election for second - term For Slate Senator LUCIEN E COLEMAN For Conrtly Representative : JVY W.. CRAWFORD For County Assessor R, L. (BILLY) OAINES For Rc-clecllon to a and Ter For Constable, Chidusawbi Tow-nshjp HARRY TAYLOH FRANK MCGREGOR t E. M. EATON "business district" altogether. How like a walk in the country it was, Helena thought. ' Most ot- ths houses were set back irom the walk, fronting on lawns that were dark and cool in the' evening. "I could lie happy here," Helena thought, "if only— " Well, if only what? she could operate- Ihe store successfully and it wos doubtful if even the Fra-' ziers could do sufficient damage to harm her or the- business "I may " "'" shc herself. , . John Lasslter did hurl me " .F^'y wasn't his fault: Didn't I tell him last night that he mustn't mix up with hie, that he had the bank and his own reputation to think of?" "You're worried," Harvey Jameson accused suddenly. Helena was silent a moment. "What is making me unhappy'" shc laughed. . , "There was still inothcr reason I wanted to go to tlio movie with you," Jameson said. "I __ I wanted the chance to tell you tlwt I'm all lor you. I know what's happening. That's one trouble about this town. Everybody knows everything that goes on." Helena's heart warmed. "Thank you, Harvey." At her use of the name shei heard his quick intake of breath. ,. She knew then what she would have knoivn sooner had her mind and senses been clear; she knew what every woman knows the moment it happens in a man. Harvey Jameson had fallen in love with her! she went on, "I— I ^ hope ihr.t your feeling reflects that of everyone who works in the store." "I'm sure it does," Jameson said. "That is ... almust everybody." He walked in silence beside her. Thou: "Will you be angry if I make a suggestion?" "Of. course not." "I think you're trusting Roger Barnes too much." "I'm grateful for your interest," Helena told him pleasantly. "But I'm sure you're being unjust to Mi". Barnes." "Unjust?" He slopped, apparently angered by her doubtv "You've never been to the store's wareuc'jsc, have you?" "The warehouse? Why, no. Mr. Barnes told me he'd take me there soon. But I understand there's not much there now. The store's inventory has been kept down during the depression, and—" "Would you like to sec it tonight?" Jameson interrupted. "It's only about live or six blocks from turned oft the main slreet and were quickly out of the heir view arises from the fitcbj rat Pitt, the great statesman; I lozart, the nu-sician; Micliclan- elo, the sculptor; Weber, the omposcr, and many others, had Instruction when very oting. traidln.3 toward leadership i the fields in' which they fin- ily ichi"\cd fame On the : other hand, Abraham Lincoln Fintav the scientist, id General Blucher came from iceedinsly lowly surroundings and ad little, if any, opportunity in outh to .help them toward the ositions of eminence and leader- barred windows staring into the night. Jameson had grasped her arm roughly in his excitement, leading her there almost at a ti' ' lift , 111 I+1isl>>A..-. • i 1 . -"«•••". '•ing o£ k st Ho • withdrew a from hjs .pocket. "The larger . from the hardware dcparlmcn washing machines and electric ffigcrators and goods like th-i are stored here. So I know w I'm talking about." With all effort lie slid back heavy metal door, "Come hisirt he said shortly. From a rnctc the Wall lie took down a fla.iiili "I don't want to attract attend by tinning on the lights," Jah son told her. "The elevator's I way. What 1 want to show \ is on,thc top floor." ' « * * TN nnollicr moment they wi jerking upward in the frcit elevator, Jameson's nashiit shedding a weird pool of light their feet. "Here we are," he said, as i elevator stopped, "I can tn these lights on. All the windo on this floor are boarded Up." turned a switch. What met cna's eyes meant litlle at lii'J Then she made out hundreds tall cases of farm machinery. "Those," Jameson said, " grain binders." He looked at I, "It might Interest you fo kn<| thai we sell about six a year/ "Then why all Ihesc?" He nodded. "Yeah. That's I hard question to answer. Bull isn't halt as hard as this one. \'jj did Barnes buy this kind \vlicnVl I the type of binder that's iisi in this locality?" "You—you mean we can't these?". "Not in a hundred'years." Helena looked back at tH crowded warehouse room, 1 h'l eyes puzzled. "But if it was; mistake, why doesn't Barnas sei , them back? Even if we had || lose lite freight it would—" "It's no mistake," J a m a s c snapped. "I'm going to tell y.. just what it was. You may g mad and fire me, but I'm going tell you." He drew; a long breal "Leah Frozicr got Mr. Hcndersi to okay this order because Ma Sandison represented the cor pany." "Who's Mark Samlisoih" : ."Leah Frazicr could tell ym Jameson said. "But—well, K. Henderson didn't know about Hi; Anyhow, Sandison wanted to si this kind of a machine becau his commission would be biggs And Roger Barnes passed t! order, and had the stuff stored- all for a nice cut ot Saiidisoi commission." He snapped off'111 lights. Once again the flashligf made a yellow pool at their fee Out of the darkness he went c bitterly. "There's a lot more, you want to hear it." ' "T-that's .•.-:.,. ..that's qui enough.", (To Be Concluded) they ultimately lip which chievcd. Genius is : likely lo mane itself pparent. very . early in life, 'oltaire wrote. verses almost as oon as lie Mas old enough to ilk. The author Coleridge could cat! a chapter'••'from' the 'Bible t the age of 3 years. The poet-philosopher Goethe. produced literary work better lian that produced by most; dulls. Oliver Cromwell entered Cambridge at n. Ulysses Grant was capable of CHURCH EXCUSES :By G. W. I find that tncre are so few p ; so- , for me lo compare Jim's mem pic w'no understand and appreciate Jim, Ihat's-my-husband. I some- limes go Into .public places and stand for hours looking at men and.I.have come to the conclusion that Lherc is not. anotner man in the.wiiolc world like Jim, that's- my-husband. As I seldom speak to any other man, it is impassible riding hcrses remarkably well at the age of 8. William Harvey, who discovered the circulation of the h!ooct,~'entcred Cambridge at 16 and received his B. A. degree at 19 years of age. Lives cf great men furnish examples of extraordinary brilliance early in youth. •' In their scliuol standing and progress, and in their early production and achievement, these children were phenomenal. : can't, most o, ity with the others, but I feel s t'nej' would suffer it I should m such a comparison. Of late, I h been thinking over all the big id he has had which lie did not low up and to save me I cide which one was the standing and had lie really lowed them all to the end wh' one would have meant mosti mankind. I can't help but feel tj before he finis'hes life's course,' will gel some big idea and rui: to the end and it will be an ii that will mean more to the \vo than dozens of things that h: happened, of course, I Slope will have to do with our Chur, OUR BOARDING HOUSE Suicide, without evidence of sanity, is considered a felony England, and all property left taken by the state. With Major Hoop LM "DEVELOP" CROSS "BREED •FI-REFUES A^KJD BEES, EN!<SEWOERtM(3 OP HOTH THUS PROT?UC\NG A.KJ 1KSSECT OP "DAY MIGHT ACTIVITY? OF SCIEHCE, IS POSSIBLE IM THE .PROFESSOR L MOW FOR ACADEMY, LVPOW N AUOM3 THESE VERY LIKES, WILL BE A/RE.VEUAO'IOM TO THE WORLJ5 OF EMTOMOLO6Y/ INGENIOUS, "BUT IMPOSSIBLE, MR. <• •-•.. MOOPLE/ •BArA! 1 WILL SHOW THE WHEW MY EXPERIMENTS PROVE A' SUCCESS ' uou T&LL MM

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